Iron and Wine at Housing Works (August 16, 2017)

By Will Oliver, September 24th 2017 — with 1 comment Concert Photos Concert Reviews Listen

On August 25 Sam Beam released his latest Iron & Wine album Beast Epic via Sub Pop. The show served both as an intimate preview of the new record and as a benefit, with all proceeds form the show going to benefit causes to help people living with HIV/AIDS.

While Beam did share quite a few The 13-song set featured some selections off the new record but also featured old favorites and crowd requests that he graciously obliged. There were a few moments where Beam forgot the word and got some help from audience members who helped him fill in the blanks, giving the show a lighthearted and loose feel that was a joy to witness in the always unique setting of the Housing Works Bookstore.

Find photos from the performance posted below, along with the setlist.

Iron & Wine Setlist:

1. Thomas County Law
2. God Made the Automobile
3. Tree by the River
4. Each Coming Night
5. Southern Anthem
6. Two Hungry Blackbirds
7. The Desert Babbler
8. About A Bruise
9. Half Moon
10. Low Light Buddy Of Mine
11. Call It Dreaming
12. Sodom, South Georgia


13. Such Great Heights (The Postal Service Cover)

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